Chief: Breach May Have Compromised Fairfax County Officers’ Data - NBC4 Washington

Julie Carey and the News4 team covering where you live

Chief: Breach May Have Compromised Fairfax County Officers’ Data

    processing...

    NEWSLETTERS

    Celebrating Life After Breast Cancer
    NBC Washington
    File photo of a Fairfax County police uniform

    Officials say a possible data breach may have compromised the personal information of more than 500 employees of a Virginia police department.

    Fairfax County Police Chief Edwin Roessler Jr. told the Washington Post that he doesn’t have any reports that officers’ personal information has been exploited.

    But the chief says he is concerned after learning that officers’ names, dates of birth and Social Security numbers may have been compromised by the potential breach at a neighboring police department.

    Roessler says the data was on a missing memory stick that contained the email inbox of the Purcellville police chief. Roessler said it wasn’t clear if there was a reason for the data to be in the other chief’s email or if Fairfax County also had a data breach.

      

    ( [com.clickability.cms.translator.UtilContext$userObject@30be6c03, com.clickability.cms.translator.UtilContext$userObject@3ed48067, com.clickability.cms.translator.UtilContext$userObject@2a0d0194] $__formattedBlogs ) ( [] $__formattedBlogs ) ( [] $__formattedBlogs ) ( [com.clickability.cms.translator.UtilContext$userObject@bc2a7e1, com.clickability.cms.translator.UtilContext$userObject@475f00e0] $__formattedBlogs ) ( [] $__formattedBlogs ) ( [] $__formattedBlogs ) ( [] $__formattedBlogs ) ( [] $__formattedBlogs ) ( [] $__formattedBlogs ) ( [] $__formattedBlogs )